Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Obama: ‘No Sympathy’ for Those Resorting to Violence Over Ferguson

Written on November 26th, 2014 by kalel2 shouts
President Obama last evening appeared to toughen his stance against rioting and looting in the wake of Monday’s grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., saying he has “no sympathy” for […]

Gay Rights Group: Immigration Deal ‘Leaves Out Too Many LGBT Immigrant Families’

Written on November 25th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
( – The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) welcomed President Barack Obama’s amnesty deal, but criticized it for excluding too many LGBT immigrant families. “We applaud the vision and […]

Cruz: Obama Action Same as ‘Counterfeiting Immigration Papers’

Written on November 23rd, 2014 by kalelone shout
Sen. Ted Cruz today described President Obama’s move to shield 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation as essentially the same as counterfeiting. Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” the Texas Republican said: […]

How to Rebuke a President

Written on November 22nd, 2014 by alpineskino shouts
BY JAY COST For responding to a president who defies his constitutional limits, Congress is said to possess four powers: to impeach, to defund, to investigate, and to withhold confirmation […]

No Cover-Up, Intelligence Failure or Military Inaction in Benghazi Attacks, House Panel Finds

Written on November 22nd, 2014 by kalelno shouts
Intelligence and military officials responded appropriately during the terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a House committee concluded in a report released Friday evening. The report by […]

Congress Must Check the Power of a President Who Thinks He’s a King

Written on November 21st, 2014 by kalelno shouts
I was wrong. I once believed that no matter who was elected president, he would never be quite as good as I hoped he would be, nor would he end […]

Announcing His Lawless Executive Action on Immigration, Obama Took Aim at Strawmen

Written on November 20th, 2014 by kalel3 shouts
On Thursday night, President Obama called for reasonable debate while attacking an army of strawmen: those who want to rip children out of the arms of parents, deport college graduates, […]

Congressman Seeks to End Program He Calls ‘More Dangerous’ Than IRS Scandal

Written on November 19th, 2014 by kalelone shout
Calling a secretive government operation to strangle politically out-of-favor businesses “more dangerous” than the IRS targeting scandal, a congressman with a background in banking is preparing to introduce legislation to kill the […]

Congress Needs to Remain Engaged on the ICANN Transition

Written on November 18th, 2014 by kalelone shout
The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has contracted with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to manage core functions of the Internet since ICANN was […]

Elections Should Matter: Nominees Shouldn’t Be Approved During the Lame-Duck Session

Written on November 17th, 2014 by kalelno shouts
An awful lot of people are confused as to just what is meant by a lame duck Congress. It’s like where some fellows worked for you and their work wasn’t […]
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